California Mayors Want $3 Billion Over 3 Years For Homeless Aid FundingSacramento's mayor and the leaders of California's 10 other largest cities have asked Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature on Monday to approve $3 billion over three years in the state budget for flexible homeless funding to go directly to cities.
Sacramento City Council Votes To Put Homeless Initiative That Would Create Thousands More Shelter Beds On November BallotFewer than four days after the mass shooting that's rocked the city, the Sacramento City Council held a hastily-called special meeting as a group of fed-up neighbors pushed for a ballot initiative to get homeless people off the streets. We're getting answers on why this unusual meeting was held and why some councilmembers are questioning the timing.
Homeless Hero Lauded For Protecting Young Ladies During Sacramento Shooting Details What HappenedThat man, Tim Langer, is now speaking out on his act of heroism and details what happened when he protected a man's daughter and her friends when gunfire erupted.
Father Says Homeless Man Saved Daughter And Her Friends During Sacramento ShootingTwo days after the Sacramento shooting, a father says his daughter and her friends are alive today because a homeless man named Tim shielded them from the gunfire.
'It's A Safety Concern': Homeless Encampments Expand Into Sacramento Streets, Neighbors Say More Needs To Be DoneTrash, shopping carts and suitcases taking over downtown Sacramento is nothing new, but some residents say the city isn't doing enough to address the problem.
'Progress Is Slow, But It Happens': Homeless Program In Sacramento Provides Jobs, New HopeA pilot program in Sacramento is cleaning the streets and giving the homeless work – and a second chance.
Sacramento Mayor Calls For Law Enforcement Crackdown On Major Crimes In Homeless EncampmentsSacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg wants to crack down on major crimes coming out of homeless encampments, telling city council members this week that he's "tired of taking the heat."
Reaction To Gov. Newsom Proposal To Force Some Homeless People Into Treatment"I think letting people know resources are there and what can actually happen for them is extraordinary," said Melody Gibson, a Sacramento woman experiencing homelessness.
City Program Helps Unhoused Sacramento Family Find New Home After Years Living In RVWhen Margie Habner's husband lost his job, it forced the family to live on the streets inside an RV for years.
Homeless Shelter Proposed Next To Children’s Receiving Home Of SacramentoThere is controversy over a proposed homeless shelter that's planned to go into the old Powerhouse Science Center building on Auburn Boulevard.
Campus Of Hope Proposed In Placer County To Combat HomelessnessCould a one-stop concept solve homelessness in Placer County?
Version Of Sacramento Mayor's Homeless Resolution PassesAfter a marathon meeting, the Sacramento City Council failed to pass a resolution brought forward by Mayor Darrell Steinberg regarding the towing of vehicles that homeless people live in. Instead, a resolution passed with significant changes from its original proposal.
Sacramento Could Be First To Establish 'Legal Right To Housing' — Here's How It Would WorkA first-of-its-kind housing proposal is on the table at the Sacramento City Council Meeting. The city could become the first to establish a "legal right to housing" for the homeless.
Sacramento's New Response Team Looks To Address Mental Health, HomelessnessThe homeless crisis is nothing new, but the way Sacramento approaching it is with a new team.
What Will Sacramento's New Homeless Shelter Look Like That's Set To Open This Week?The X Street Navigation Center opens Monday near Broadway and Alhambra Boulevard to serve those experiencing homelessness.